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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Where to get baby food and formula during the shutdown. How to check your gender bias. Frozen embryos: do you know where your children are? “Being a musician/rockstar/whatever is pretty fucking impossible.” Fighting the wrong mommy wars. “I’m a Girl.” On the uphill battle for women and girls in STEM. “Imagine a woman actively [...]
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Virginia’s Ken Cuccinelli worked with group that thinks the VAWA encourages women to fake domestic abuse

TweetVirginia’s Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli wants to be governor but throughout this process of running more and more information about his extreme views are being revealed. Before transvaginal ultrasounds were a household term, thanks to Cuccinelli and his buddy Bob McDonnell, he was a private attorney who was very active in the Father’s Rights movement. [...]
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8 things you can do NOW for this domestic violence survivor in jail for shooting a wall to scare off her abuser

TweetIf there is any good that can come out of the tragedy of Trayvon Martin’s death and the miscarriage of justice in George Zimmerman’s acquittal, it’s the raised awareness about other injustices.  On Friday, speaking at the National Urban League convention in Philadelphia Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, said: “My message to you is: Please use [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Here’s the full transcript of Obama’s Friday remarks on Trayvon Martin. Martin’s parents released a statement in response to the President’s speech. Putting casual racism on trial. The Crunk Feminist Collective: “Processing our anger for Trayvon Martin the Black feminist way.” Challenging racism in POC communities. “As someone who could be George Zimmerman, I [...]
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Facebook promises to take action on gender-based hate

Tweet Success! Facebook on Tuesday acknowledged that its systems to identify and remove hate speech had not worked effectively, as it faced pressure from feminist groups that want the site to ban pages that glorify violence against women. The activists, who sent more than 5,000 e-mails to Facebook’s advertisers and elicited more than 60,000 posts on [...]
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